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THE BAD SEED (1956)

Stardust and Shadows Posted by Terry on Feb 21, 2019

Some films don’t  sit in areas of   style or content that fit a particular genre. THE BAD  SEED (1956) is thought to be Horror film,   a Film Noir or  a thriller.  Where  it fits  in the canon is not important only that it is  a strong film yet not to everyone’s taste.  THE BAD read more

Warner Archive Blu-ray: Julie Christie in Demon Seed (1977)

Classic Movies Posted by KC on Apr 26, 2017

Demon Seed is an odd film. It works well on some levels, and misfires on others. Depending on which scene you are watching it is terrifying, hilarious or offensive. Sometimes it manages to be all those things at once. Now available from Warner Archive on Blu-ray; this is a memorable cinematic experi read more

The Bad Seed (1956)

Serendipitous Anachronisms Posted by Summer Reeves on Feb 13, 2017

The Bad Seed (1956) 13 Monday Feb 2017 Posted by Summer Reeves in 1950s, Cinema, Crime, Drama ≈ 4 Comments TagsCinema, Crime, Drama, Movies with Cute Clothes, Philosophy, Psychology Darling Readers, do you have one read more

The Bad Seed (1956)

Flickers in Time Posted by Beatrice on Apr 26, 2016

The Bad Seed Directed by Mervyn LeRoy John Lee Mahin from a play by Maxwell Anderson and a novel by William March 1956/USA Warner Bros. Repeat viewing/Netflix rental I don’t find this movie scary anymore but, boy, do I love it. Rhoda Penmark (Patty McCormack) is the kind of eight-year-old I read more

60's era top seed Diana Rigg avoids an upset and holds on for a win over the spunky Hayley Mills in first round action...

All Good Things Posted by monty on Mar 5, 2014

Sometimes the 60's may get overlooked when speaking in terms of classic movies and stars, since it comes at the tail end of the classic movie age. But I have to admit that the 8 matches that just wrapped up part one of the first round arc produced some great excitement.Take for example top seed Dia read more

The Bad Seed (1956) (2)

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by on Feb 6, 2014

I first saw The Bad Seed in my high school film class and it was love at first sight.  Sure, it’s got campy written all over it, heavy-handed acting and characters breaking into monologue, but the characters and plot keep everything from going completely off the rails.  The film is remarkably read more

A number one seed makes an early exit in round 3

All Good Things Posted by monty on Mar 20, 2013

March Madness rears it's head once again as round three of the favorite classic movie actress tourney produced a few shockers. The biggest being the loss by two-time Final Four finalist Natalie Wood to upstart Shirley Jones. Natalie had won the previous two tourneys 60's era bracket with ease b read more

Classic Films in Focus: THE BAD SEED (1956)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Oct 16, 2012

The Bad Seed (1956) ranks pretty high on the list of classic "evil children" movies, although it's not exactly a straightforward horror film. Director Mervyn LeRoy, working from a stage adaptation of William March's original novel, presents the story more as dark melodrama, like Mildred Pierce (1945 read more

Classic Films in Focus: THE BAD SEED (1956)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Oct 16, 2012

The Bad Seed (1956) ranks pretty high on the list of classic "evil children" movies, although it's not exactly a straightforward horror film. Director Mervyn LeRoy, working from a stage adaptation of William March's original novel, presents the story more as dark melodrama, like Mildred Pierce (1945 read more

Classic Films in Focus: THE BAD SEED (1956)

Virtual Virago Posted by Jennifer Garlen on Oct 16, 2012

The Bad Seed (1956) ranks pretty high on the list of classic "evil children" movies, although it's not exactly a straightforward horror film. Director Mervyn LeRoy, working from a stage adaptation of William March's original novel, presents the story more as dark melodrama, like Mildred Pierce (1945 read more

The Bad Seed (1956) (1)

Journeys in Classic Film Posted by Kristen on Oct 13, 2012

I first saw The Bad Seed in my high school film class and it was love at first sight.  Sure it’s got campy written all over it with heavy-handed acting and characters breaking into monologue but the acting and plot keep everything from going off the rails.  The film is remarkably deep, choosin read more

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